Events: 100 Hurdles (14.06w/14.10), Long Jump (20-5 ½w/20-0), Triple Jump (38-3)
2014 Florida Class 2A State Champion (Long Jump)
2013 Florida Class 2A Silver Medalist (100 Hurdles)
2013 Florida Class 2A Silver Medalist (Long Jump)
2012 Florida Class 2A State Champion (Triple Jump)
PRIOR TO LSU
An outstanding prospect in the hurdles and jumps during her prep career at Rockledge Senior High School … Signed with the Lady Tigers with a wind-legal personal best of 14.10 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles and a wind-aided personal best of 20 feet, 5 ½ inches in the long jump … Crowned the Class 2A state champion in the long jump in the state of Florida during her senior season after jumping a wind-legal seasonal best of 19-5 in the state final at the 2014 Florida High School Athletics Association Outdoor State Track & Field Championships … Also capped her prep career by winning the Florida Class 2A state silver medal in the 100 hurdles as a senior in 2014 … Captured a pair of Florida Class 2A state silver medals in both the 100 hurdles (14.10) and long jump (19-2 ½) to wrap up her junior season for Rockledge Senior High School … Led Rockledge Senior High School to a runner-up finish for the Class 2A state championship in 2013 … Swept District 12-2A and Region 3-2A titles in the 100-meter hurdles to qualify for the Class 2A state meet in the event … Also followed a silver-medal-winning runner-up finish at the District 12-2A meet with a gold-medal-winning jump of 20-0 at the Region 3-2A meet en route to a berth in the state meet in 2013 … Jumped her wind-aided seasonal best and personal best of 20-5 ½ in winning the long jump title at the 2013 Cape Coast Conference Championships … Ended the 2013 outdoor season as the nation’s No. 5-ranked long jumper under all conditions at the prep level among all classifications and the No. 2-ranked member in the Class of 2014 with her best of 20-5 ½w … Has already run a career-best wind-aided time of 14.06 (+2.7) in the 100 hurdles during 2014 outdoor season at the Bob Hayes Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla. … Emerged as one of Florida’s top young track and field prospects with an outstanding sophomore season outdoors in 2012 … Crowned the Florida Class 2A state champion in the triple jump with a personal best and seasonal best of 38-3 (+1.0) at the 2012 state meet … Also won a pair of Class 2A silver medals in the 100 hurdles and long jump during her sophomore season at Rockledge High School … Swept District 12-2A and Region 3-2A titles in each of the 100 hurdles, long jump and triple jump during the 2012 season en route to an appearance in each event at the 2012 FHSAA Class 2A Outdoor State Championships … Jumped a seasonal best of 19-11 ½ in winning the long jump during the 2012 Region 3-2A Championships.
Full name is Danielle Linda Phillips … Born on July 18, 1995 … Parents are Willie Phillips and Shannon Floyd … Has two older siblings, Chad Kendall and Korey Kendall … An honor student during her prep career at Rockledge Senior High School while maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or better … Was also a member of the prestigious International Cambridge Program … Plans to major in kinesiology at LSU.